Recreation & Lifestyle

“Hail To The Oscars”

I was in a film noir blah. There I sat once again, alone at my desk in the dim basement. It was Oscar picking time, that annual humbling when the critic is muscled into shedding all pretense of dignity and assumes the role of common handicapper. The Yanks were in the Florida sun, readying for the show. Me? I was making like a gambler, hoping to be a lucky so and so.

The Chieftans To Perform At State Theatre

NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents six time Grammy® Award-winning group The Chieftains on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. The ensemble will perform their latest and greatest hits, as well as songs from their upcoming album of Celtic-Mexican influences, San Patrico. San Patrico is scheduled for release on March 9. Tickets range from $32-62.

Community Calendar

Clearance Sale • Now through March 6 – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is having a winter clothing clearance sale at their thrift shop, 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday. Proceeds benefit the animal rescue group. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.

Kiwanis Club Plans Spaghetti Dinner

CLARK—Al MacDougall, president of the Clark Kiwanis Club, has announced the date of the club’s 17th annual spaghetti dinner. “We hope people will save the date of Sunday, March 7, to ‘mangia’ with us at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clark,” he said.